supply current

supply current

[sə′plī ‚kə·rənt]
(geophysics)
The electrical current in the atmosphere which is required to balance the observed air-earth current of fair-weather regions by transporting positive charge upward or negative charge downward.
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These op amps are also pin compatible, so that users can easily adjust amplifier bandwidth as design needs change, providing a clear migration path to select the proper bandwidth versus supply current tradeoff.
Highly Efficient IC Draws Only 650uA of Supply Current
Nasdaq: MCRL), an industry leader in Power, Connect and Protect IC solutions, today announced the MIC2203, a step-down (buck) regulator that draws ultra-low supply current.
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These devices require no external components and their small-size, low installed cost and low supply current make them the ideal choice for battery powered applications.
Freescale's current modulator products offer a low voltage supply current (5V) and are PLL tuned with integrated VCOs and cover UHF/VHF TV bands.
The EL5166 incorporates an enable and disable function to reduce the supply current to 100 microamps per amplifier.
5mA supply current (including the internal reference), the AS1534 achieves a 36% reduction of power consumption over its nearest competitor - once again demonstrating austriamicrosystems' continued leadership in low power consumption.
Ideal for applications requiring high-speed data transmission, such as digital copiers, laser printers, cellphone base stations, telecom switches, and network switches/routers, the AS1150-52 quad ICs halve the supply current of competing products, improving the power consumption of LVDS interfaces.
8mA of supply current, the MP2359 achieves an operating efficiency greater than 90%.